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Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2015, 03:21 PM
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Posted By moorin
New tank, new start :)

Nothing much to report with the tank apart from dimming the lights to 80% and now I have a co2 drop checker I have increased the co2 to around 2bps.

Decided to give the hairgrass and the hygro...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2015, 10:29 PM
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Views: 1,596
Posted By moorin
New tank, new start :)

I'm dosing macro and micro ferts on alternative days which covers everything but may just dose a separate potassium aswell to boost it??
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2015, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,596
Posted By moorin
Thanks for that info I'm still new to all this....

Thanks for that info I'm still new to all this. So do I need to dose more potassium then?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By moorin
Small update as it's been nearly a week since...

Small update as it's been nearly a week since planting:

16/01/2015
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/19/1fae5e04b1c34201c8426038e61e117e.jpg

Today 19/01/2015...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2015, 05:26 PM
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Views: 1,596
Posted By moorin
Plants arrived today so 2 hours later everything...

Plants arrived today so 2 hours later everything is planted and I can't wait for it to start growing! My other lily pipe set came aswell so swapped the original plastic ones and turned on the co2 and...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-12-2015, 02:23 PM
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Views: 1,596
Posted By moorin
Still waiting on the delivery of plants but...

Still waiting on the delivery of plants but managed to find some nice rocks for the tank.

I have also set up my co2 and made a fan setup that pushes and pulls air into the hood to cool the led...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By moorin
So after pushing this tank setup to its limits...

So after pushing this tank setup to its limits and suffering with algae and lack of time I have tore it down and restarted.

Didn't get many pictures during the process as I started too late...
Forum: Lighting 01-08-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By moorin
Removed the 90 degree optics and it's perfect now...

Removed the 90 degree optics and it's perfect now no rainbow at all thanks for the heads up
Forum: Lighting 01-08-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By moorin
I was just about to say 120 degree optics would...

I was just about to say 120 degree optics would be better just after posting this I will give it a try. Thanks
Forum: Lighting 01-08-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By moorin
Led light setup problems

Hi everyone, I took the plunge and bought a DsunY led light which I configured myself after reading up on people's led layouts

I have the light around 6 inches away from the water but I am...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By moorin
Had to put this on hold due to other commitments...

Had to put this on hold due to other commitments but it will be getting done in the near future
Forum: LEDGroupBuy.com 05-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,955
Posted By moorin
Thanks for that but what are the par levels etc?...

Thanks for that but what are the par levels etc? What can this light grow? I understand the area it lights up but if it isn't delivering the right amount of par in that area it's not worth it. Please...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By moorin
Heatsink arrived today so glad I snapped it up...

Heatsink arrived today so glad I snapped it up when I did as it was a complete bargain!

Been thinking for filtration I need filters that have 16mm pipe work so I can use glass input and lily...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By moorin
Thanks for the advice i originally was going to...

Thanks for the advice i originally was going to build a 30 led fixture over my 50gal so I'll look into more leds. I think the lumia build would be better but ledgroupbuy hasn't provided any more...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By moorin
Plants wise I like the Dutch style tanks so going...

Plants wise I like the Dutch style tanks so going to go with something like that but I need a new co2 setup as I'm sure my reg is leaking [emoji17]
Forum: Tank Journals 05-07-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By moorin
custom braceless 112GAL with DIY stand

Thanks guys and I will be transferring the fauna from my smaller tank so this includes:

4 angels
1 golden nugget plec
3 ottos
3 albino Corycats
6 dwarf neon rainbow fish
Various...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By moorin
custom braceless 112GAL with DIY stand

hi everyone, currently i have a 50GAL high tank which at the time (over 2 years ago) was the largest tank i could afford/keep/run but after re-decorating and re-arranging the lounge i can now fit in...
Forum: LEDGroupBuy.com 05-04-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,955
Posted By moorin
Do you have any more info on this like lumens?...

Do you have any more info on this like lumens? Par levels? I see you quote 24x24x24 does that mean it needs to be 24" from the substrate for optimum par levels? Do these need optics? What is the...
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By moorin
lumia 5.1 led tank build

was wondering if anyone has used the lumia 5.1 planted leds from ledgroupbuy and if so what they thought of them? thinking of running two over my 50 gal high along with two coralux 5up's and a storm...
Forum: DIY 05-04-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By moorin
Cool thanks for that. I am now looking into...

Cool thanks for that. I am now looking into building a 5.1 lumia build using two fixtures and running them through two coralux 5ups and a storm x controller [emoji106][emoji106]
Forum: DIY 05-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By moorin
The xml's will be 6500k and around 5000k I'm...

The xml's will be 6500k and around 5000k I'm hoping and yes they are the xml2's that I will be using I think it's worth the extra money [emoji106]
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By moorin
what type of leds are you using and at what...

what type of leds are you using and at what ampage are you driving them? are these cree xml's?
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By moorin
that looks brilliant fair play and well done! ...

that looks brilliant fair play and well done!

had a play on sketchup and using a heatsink off ebay i can make something like this.
...
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By moorin
Think just to make things easier I am going to...

Think just to make things easier I am going to run 2:1 cw:ww as I am wanting sunrise/sunset dimming. I have been reading some of hoppys posts and I'm not too sure whether I want blues and reds now...
Forum: DIY 04-30-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By moorin
LED colours/spacing questions

So what's the general rule for colours as I haven't been able to find any info regarding the ratio between white leds and blues/reds etc. I don't want to over do it and get a horrible colour in the...
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